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Browsing Oceania, New Zealand, Australia.  Displaying records 1 - 15.
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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
715 Maris Pacifici, (quod Vulgo Mar del Zur) cum Regionibus Circumiacentibus, Insulisque in Eodem Passim Sparsis, Novissima Descriptio Pacific Ocean
Abraham Ortelius
1589
B+
  $5,500.00 *Available for Purchase*    
The First Printed Map Devoted to the Pacific

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Orteliusí seminal map of the Pacific is the first printed map devoted to the Pacific and the first to label the Americas separately as North and South subsequent to Mercatorís 1538 world map. The map draws on the cartography of Frans Hogenberg, Mercatorís world map of 1569, and Portuguese manuscript maps of Bartolomeo de Lasso. It widens the gap between Asia and North America while proper...
716 Magnum Mare del Zur cum Insula California / De Groote Zuyd-Zee en 't Eylandt California Pacific Ocean, California
Reiner and Joshua Ottens
1745
A
  $1,100.00
Closed
   
One of the Finest Charts Showing California as an Island

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This superb chart was originally issued by Frederick de Wit in 1675, and updated by Reiner and Joshua Ottens. It is centered on the Pacific Ocean and shows the island of California with an indented northern coast on the second Sanson model. The important Dutch discoveries are noted on the northern coast of Australia: Carpentaria, New Guinea, Anthoni van Diemens Landt (Tasman...
717 Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni Typus North Pacific, Northern Asia & Northwestern North America
Abraham Ortelius
1598
A
  $750.00
Closed
   

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This extremely decorative map is important for several reasons and therefore becomes a foundation map for a variety of collection subjects.

It is the earliest printed map to focus on the North Pacific and the Stretto di Anian. Ortelius' depiction increased public awareness of Gastaldi's theory of a strait between the continents of Asia and America. It also includes a very...
718 Carte Generale des Decouvertes de l'Amiral de Fonte et Autres Navigateurs Espagnols Anglois et Russes... North Pacific Ocean
Didier Robert de Vaugondy
1755
B+
  $60.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 40%!

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This is one of the more remarkable combinations of fact and fiction ever published. This map of the North Pacific and Northwest had as its source a 1708 article in the Monthly Miscellany that purported to be a newly discovered account of a voyage in 1640 by the Spanish Admiral, Bartholomew de Fonte. Thereafter, the newly presented information was changed and elaborated upon, notably by th...
719 A New Map of the North East Coast of Asia, and North West Coast of America, with the Late Russian Discoveries North Pacific Ocean
Anonymous
1764
A
  $95.00
Closed
   

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This interesting small map is reduced from Thomas Jefferysí map of the Russian discoveries in the North Pacific, which was in turn based on Gerhard Muellerís famous map that refuted the Delisle-Buache controversial theories of the region. It traces the voyages of Captains Bering and Tschirikow as well as earlier Russian expeditions in the Arctic. Its most recognizable feature is the enlarged pen...
720 Carte de l'Ocean Pacifique au Nord de l'Equateur... / Charte des Stillen Weltmeers im Nordlichen Aequator... North Pacific Ocean
Tobias Conrad Lotter
1781
A
  $500.00
Closed
   

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An important chart of the North Pacific that includes the eastern coast of Asia from Siberia to Malaysia, and the western coast of North America from Alaska to below San Blas, Mexico. Of special interest is the uncommon depiction of icebergs "Continent de Glace ferme" wedged in the Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia. This is the first folio atlas map to show Cook's third voyage. It was bas...
721 A Map of the Discoveries Made by Capts. Cook & Clerke, in the Years 1778 & 1779 Between the Eastern Coast of Asia and the Western Coast of North America... North Pacific Ocean
J. & T. Wilkie
1787
A
  $80.00
Closed
   

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This chart details the track of the explorations of Captain Cook in 1778 & 1779 including the ill fated stop in Hawaii, here called the Sandwich Islands. It covers the area from eastern Asia and Japan to California. The Aleutian chain is labeled the Northern Archipelago. Dotted lines show the routes traveled by the explorers. Engraved by William Palmer. This edition appeared in Frederi...
722 Nav War Map No. 4 - The North Pacific Area North Pacific Ocean
U.S. Navy Dept.
1944
A
  $375.00
Closed
   
Fascinating, Large-Scale WWII Pictorial Map

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This very large pictorial map was produced by the Educational Services Section of the U.S. Navy. One of the division's primary goals was to inform American service members of the status of the war and to provide context for the battles they would be joining. The map is densely filled with illustrations and text describing the events. Japanese invasion routes are shown in yellow with text statin...
723 Polynesia Pacific Islands
John Pinkerton
1813
B+
  $220.00
Closed
   

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This finely engraved, large chart covers the islands of the South Pacific from the Mariana Islands through Hawaii, and from northeastern Australia through the Society and Marqueses islands. The map is intensely detailed, showing names of islands and island groups, harbors, channels, and straits. It is typical of the precise style of early 19th century cartography with its emphasis on scientific ...
724 Islands in the Pacific Ocean Pacific Islands
George Philip
1862
A
  $150.00
Closed
   

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This interesting map features some of the islands of the Pacific, from the Caroline Islands in the west to the Marquesas in the east. The map focuses on the area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, and includes four insets: Owhynee; Karakakooa Bay, the Big Island of Hawaii where Capt. James Cook was killed in 1779 on his 3rd voyage to the Pacific; Otaheite
725 Debarquement a Middelburgh, l'Une des Isles Friendly, (des Amis) Tonga
Cook/Benard
1778
A
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This engraving depicts Captain Cook's landing on the island of Eua in the kingdom of Tonga. The local men and women are greeting them with offerings and gifts, while the lead man carries a palm frond. Cook first visited the island in October 1773, which he called "Middleburg" based on the nomenclature given by Abel Tasman. His visit was so welcomed by the native inhabitants, that he gave the is...
726 [Lot of 3] Western Australia, Swan River [and] New South Wales [and] Part of South Australia Australia
John Tallis
1850
A
  $170.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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A nice set of steel-engraved maps with decorative borders representing Tallis' view of southern Australia:

A. Western Australia, Swan River (9.6 x 13.6"). Lovely map of southwestern Australia centered on Perth and detailing its vicinity down to Doubtful Island Bay and north to above Champion Bay. Twenty five counties are named and delineated via hand coloring. Surrounded with ...
727 Australia Australia
Adam & Charles. Black
1896
B+
  $60.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 33%

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This double-page map of Australia is divided into Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria. Tables at bottom list the counties in Western Australia and South Australia. There is good detail of rivers, topography, and cities.
728 General Map of Tasmania Tasmania
1888
A+
  $19.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia was one of the first best-sellers of Australian publishing. Despite its title, however, it contained relatively few maps. Instead, it attempted, in words and pictures, to describe Australia and was a revealing marker of an emerging nation. This map of Tasmania, drawn by Alex. J. Scally, is filled with details and includes an inset of King Island. Exi...
729 New Zealand & Tasmania New Zealand & Tasmania
Adam & Charles. Black
1896
A
  $60.00
Closed
   

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This delicately engraved map shows New Zealand divided into counties, which were established in 1876 and lasted until 1989, when they were reorganized into regions and districts. The counties of both North and South Island are listed at left. A large inset map depicts Tasmania, also divided into counties. A small inset shows the relation between Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania.


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